The Journal of Parapsychology

A semiannual journal of experimental research results in the field of parapsychology. Published by the Rhine Research Center in Durham, NC.

Articles from Vol. 68, No. 1, Spring

Anticipatory Awareness of Emotionally Charged Targets by Individuals with Histories of Emotional Trauma
Individual vulnerability to stress is apparently determined partly by genetic-constitutional and partly by psychological factors. With regard to the latter, main weight should be afforded to traumatic experiences from the past, especially those of...
A Proposal and Challenge for Proponents and Skeptics of Psi
In recently reading the 1988 Office of Technology Assessment report on experimental parapsychology (Office of Technology Assessment, 1989), I was struck by two topics: the optimism for meta-analyses and the suggestion that proponents of psi and skeptics...
Experimental Evaluation of a Feedback-Reinforcement Model for Dyadic ESP
Since the publication of the Bern and Honorton (1994) meta-analysis of ganzfeld ESP experiments, the ganzfeld protocol has become one of the most common experimental procedures used in parapsychological research. The majority of such experiments are...
On the Centenary of Frederic W.H. Myers's Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death
The purpose of this book ... aims ... at the satisfaction of scientific curiosity as to man's psychical structure.... (Myers, 1903, Vol. 1, p. 68) A hundred years ago several interesting works were published related to psychical research. These...
Psi and Associational Processes
If psi (1) is a real phenomenon, then logically it should follow some kind of psychological laws. One kind of model would posit that psi information, once it has entered the cognitive system, is subject to similar laws to other comparable incoming...
The Effect of Manipulating Expectations Both before and during a Test of ESP
Numerous studies have examined various psychological correlates of extrasensory perception (ESP) scores, such as personality traits (e.g., Palmer, 1978). One relationship that has proved to be fairly robust is the association between belief in ESP...
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